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BiteBytes was funded by the Earth Institute of Columbia University through a 2016-2017 cross-cutting initiative to develop mobile apps for citizen science. We are Julia Reis, a postdoctoral scientist, Eliza Little, a recent PhD graduate and Aedes expert, and principal investigator Professor Jeffrey Shaman, all with Columbia University. Matt Brennan developed the app using a combination of tools including React Native, Mapbox, and Firebase. Please visit our blog for information about the BiteBytes concept.
During my first summer in New York City, mosquitoes bit me mercilessly. Eventually I learned which parks and gardens to avoid, but I was struck by the large geographic variation in mosquito prevalence. Interested whether the city made any data about mosquitos publically available, I learned that the city only had 52 permanent mosquito traps, …